Massachusetts Republican Scott Brown won his special election to the U.S. Senate in 2010 by campaigning around the state in his pickup truck. The truck became integral in Brown's popular image, helping the Republican win over traditional Democratic voters to win the seat once held by Ted Kennedy. His opponent this year, Democrat Elizabeth Warren, has dismissed Brown's truck, saying the election is "not going to be about what kind of truck you drive."
Elizabeth Warren appeared on a local radio talk show Monday morning, where both a caller and one of the hosts asked the Harvard law professor about her use of her unproven Native American heritage to advance her professional career. In response, Warren claimed she only listed herself as a minority in a law school directory.
Boston There’s little reason to wonder why Scott Brown, the Republican senator running for reelection in deeply Democratic Massachusetts, is still competitive. In his first debate Thursday night with his opponent, Democrat and Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren, Brown was funny, scrappy, and on message, displaying his natural political gift that first won over independent voters in 2010.
Republican senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts has regained the lead in his race against Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, according to a new poll by the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Boston Herald.
Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren turned down a cake celebrating the Occupy Wall Street movement's first birthday on Monday. Staffers from the state Republican party tried to hand her the cake at a press conference, the Boston Herald reports:
A new ad from Elizabeth Warren's Senate campaign features boxing coach Art Ramalho of Lowell, Massachusetts. Ramalho was the first coach of Micky Ward, the professional boxer who inspired the 2010 film, The Fighter. In the ad, Ramalho calls Warren a "real fighter" and says her opponent, Republican senator Scott Brown, has been "siding with the big money guys." Watch the ad below:
Charlotte Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren made a pitch to the middle class in her primetime address to the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night—and was a big hit with the Democratic faithful, to boot.
Warren, who is challenging incumbent Republican senator Scott Brown, received an extended standing ovation as she took the stage in the packed Time Warner Cable Arena. “Warren! Warren!,” the delegates chanted.
The chair of the Democratic party in Massachusetts has apologized for saying Republican senator Scott Brown was trying to be an "honorary girl" by folding towels in a recent campaign ad. The Boston Herald reports:
An aide to Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, appears to have knocked the video camera of a Republican tracker after an event this weekend in Martha's Vineyard. Watch the video below:
A new poll of the Massachusetts Senate race shows Republican Scott Brown opening up a six-point lead over Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren. Forty-nine percent of respondents support Brown, the incumbent running for reelection, while 43 percent support Warren. Nine percent are undecided.